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The Fanbase Weekly: Episode #206 (Remembering David Warner & More)

In The Fanbase Weekly, the Fanbase Press staff and a host of special guests from across the pop culture spectrum discuss the top geek stories of the week.

In the latest episode, The Fanbase Weekly co-hosts welcome special guest Ashleigh Popplewell (visual artist) to discuss the latest geek news stories of the week, including honoring the passing of veteran actor David Warner, the takeaways from SDCC 2022, how Death of Superman changed superhero deaths, and reactions to the Black Panther: Wakanda Forever trailer.

Hosts: Barbra Dillon (Fanbase Press Editor-in-Chief) and Claire Thorne (Creator, A Geek’s Guide to Cross-Stitch: Journeys in Space / Podcaster, The POPSKL Podcast Group)

Special guest: Ashleigh Popplewell (visual artist)

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12:21 – (JoBlo, io9) Veteran British actor, David Warner, known for his roles in TITANIC & THE OMEN, dies at 80/David Warner’s Most Incredible STAR TREK Turn Is a Tale of 2 Cardassians
21:30 – (io9) The Winners and Losers of San Diego Comic-Con 2022
35:26 – (GamesRadar+) DEATH OF SUPERMAN changed the game for superhero death 30 years ago
47:43 – (io9) BLACK PANTHER: WAKANDA FOREVER Centering Its Grief Makes Perfect Sense

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